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Ordo visitandi domos ordinis Carthusiensis; etc

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Ordo visitandi domos ordinis Carthusiensis; etc
  • Description:

    Vertical catch words.

    Decoration: 3-line initial in gold on a blue and green ground and a penwork border in purple with flowers and a bird (f. 1r). 2-line initials in blue and red throughout for beginnings of texts.

    The first part of the text (ff. 1r-23v) in red and brown ink for alternate paragraphs, and with extensive marginal annotation in Latin and Spanish. An elaborate marginal drawing of a pointy hand on f. 18v to highlight a section.

    Written in humanistic book script.

    Principal contents: various ordinances and other texts relating to the Carthusian Order, including a part of the Statuta Antiqua, and (the main text of the manuscript, ff. 40r-103r) De forma prima electionis by Guido de Pisis.

    From the library of Lord Brotherton.

    See for a fuller description: N. R. Ker, Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries, vol. 3 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983) pp. 49-50.

  • Date range: [ca. 1480-1500]
  • Date: 1490
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2017 19:01
  • Last Modified: 05 Jan 2017 19:04